Your browser does not support this video. Permalink: https://media.greenpeace.org/archive/Action-against-Statoil-Oil-Rig-in-the-Barents-Sea-27MZIF3LH75E.htmlConceptually similarStatoil Transocean Spitsbergen Oil Rig Protest in Barents SeaGP0STOJVRCompleted★★★★Transocean Spitsbergen in the Norwegian SeaGP0STODYSCompleted★★★★Coastguard Boards the MY Esperanza in the Barents SeaGP0STOEQ5Completed★★★★Coastguard Boards the M/Y Esperanza in the Barents Sea - 1st Radio ConversationGP0STOEQ7Completed★★★★Coastguard Boards the M/Y Esperanza in the Barents Sea - 1st Radio ConversationGP0STOEQACompleted★★★★Rick Steiner Explains Dangers of Statoil Oil Exploration in the ArcticGP0STOJX7Completed★★★★Action against Statoil Oil Rig in the Barents SeaGP0STOE6DCompleted★★★★★★Action against Statoil Oil Rig in the Barents SeaGP0STOE7UCompleted★★★★Action against Statoil Oil Rig in the Barents SeaGP0STOEK1Completed★★★★View AllGP0STOELYAction against Statoil Oil Rig in the Barents SeaThe Greenpeace ship Esperanza arrives on the exact coordinates of Statoil’s planned Apollo drilling site near the nature reserve Bear Island in the Barents Sea. The Esperanza occupies the drill site and attempts to block the arrival of Statoil’s Transocean Spitsbergen oil rig. Greenpeace is campaigning for a ban on offshore drilling in the Arctic, and for the uninhabited area around the North Pole to be declared a global sanctuary.Locations:Arctic-Arctic Ocean-Barents Sea-NorwayDate:29 May, 2014Credit:© GreenpeaceDuration:1m25sAudio format:NaturalProduction Type :NEWS ACCESSKeywords:Actions and protests-Banners-Day-Greenpeace activists-Greenpeace inflatables-KWCI (GPI)-MY Esperanza-Oil (Industry)-Oil drilling-Oil rigs-Outdoors-Save the Arctic (campaign title)-StatoilShoot:MY Esperanza Arctic Ship Tour VIDEOThe Greenpeace ship Esperanza sails north to the Norwegian Barents Sea to document and confront the exploration and drilling of oil in the Arctic region. Norwegian State owned company Statoil plans to drill in the Barents Sea not far from the Arctic nature reserve Bear island this year.